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Martha’s Vineyard Hostel is one friendly place

Hosteling International (HI) named its Martha's Vineyard Hostel in West Tisbury the "Most Friendly Hostel" in the world at an annual ceremony to crown the top hostels in HI's global network of approximately 1,800 hostels.

MVTV changes at the top carry into New Year

Martha's Vineyard Television (MVTV), the Island's cable public access TV station, is focused on providing a stable environment in which to do its work and on building its new home, new board chairman Ann Lemenager said this week.

SSA Vineyard Haven ramp is longer, costlier and compliant

The ramp is the last to be installed at the SSA's four main terminals as part of a $1.5 million retrofit required to comply with state law.

Up-Island school district approves $8.9 million budget

The Up-Island school committee added $195,000 to next year's budget for a food service program at West Tisbury School.

From the front, Christmas Day, 1863

A busy, cheerful, chatty Vineyard soldier writes home at Christmas from his Civil War post.

County questions ‘comp’ time for a worker

Dukes County commissioners directed compensatory time ended in one department, it has increased this year.

Vineyard calendars make good gifts

There are bound to be folks on just about any Vineyarder's shopping list who would enjoy revisiting scenes from a home away from home.

Vineyard YMCA Makos make a splash in opening meets

The Makos Swim Club of the YMCA of Martha's Vineyard opened its season earlier this month with a pair of away meets.

Vineyard hockey teams ice weekend wins

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School varsity hockey teams both posted wins on Saturday at the MV Arena.

Vineyarders win four of four in hoops

The Vineyard girls and boys varsity basketball teams were perfect over the past week as each squad won two games.

Travel hoops roundup

The previously unbeaten 7th grade Vineyard girls travel basketball squad finally hit a bump in the road last Saturday at the Oak Bluffs School, and it was a big one.

Halisky, Yennie victorious in tennis rematch

Vineyard Youth Tennis hosted a pro-junior exhibition doubles rematch, Dec.

Sports highlights

Samantha Potter of Oak Bluffs and her partner, Natalia Pezzuco of Providence, R.

Kyklohodophobia [His word]

It seems to me that Americans have had many things to fear in the past decade or so.

Thanks to the organizers

I want to thank everyone who put together the

Merry Christmas to all

I was driving down the road this evening and I saw all the wonderful Christmas light displays.

A place of support and healing

Trip Barnes gave me this advice when I realized I was going to live here, "Every week read the entire MV Times.

Thanks to all

We thank all our friends and customers who supported us throughout the past three years.

Met the goal

We would like to express our gratitude for all those who contributed to Local Women, Global Mission's fundraising effort.

Genuine wow factor

I had the enormous pleasure last night of watching my son, along with his fourth grade peers at the Tisbury School, perform two delightful, clever, and truly funny short musical plays.